Inner Circle



Share your Travel Experiences and Win!

Now you can be a published travel writer by updating your fellow Golden Circle members with accounts of your international expeditions complemented with arresting imagery.

Win fabulous prizes by recording your unforgettable journeys. We will select the two best travel submissions in English and Chinese every month. Lucky winners will enjoy a luxurious two-night stay in a suite at any Shangri-La hotel or resort of their choice.

To submit articles, you must be a Golden Circle member so sign in below. If you are not already a member, sign up now.

How to Make a Submission

  • You must be a Golden Circle member to submit contributions to Your Circle – so before you post, login or sign up.
  • To enter, simply upload your travel article and photograph to Your Circle by completing the form or via the Shangri-La Mobile App.
  • Articles can be from 50 words (minimum) to 800 words (maximum) with a title of up to 10 words (maximum) in either English or Chinese (Traditional and Simplified Chinese is accepted).
  • You can upload your own photo or select one of our images to illustrate your story.
  • Only jpeg photo files will be accepted. The minimum file size accepted is 600x400 pixels, 120K and the maximum file size accepted is 1,200x800 pixels, 1MB.
  • No copyrighted images will be accepted.
  • Please do not enter photos of people unless you have obtained their approval. The submission deadline is on 21st of each month. Any entries after that will only be considered in the following month. 
  • All contributions will be judged by the Inner Circle editorial team based on creativity (40%), ability to inspire (30%) and relevance to our readers or to the topic set each month (30%).
  • Your contribution will be posted on the Inner Circle website and the Shangri-La Mobile App, where the winning entry will also be announced.
  • There will be two winners each month, one English and one Chinese submission (both Traditional and Simplified Chinese are accepted). 
  • You may submit as many articles as you wish each month (in either English or Chinese), and remember the more times you submit articles and/or photos, the more chance you have of winning!
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